101-0318-01L  Tunnelling II

SemesterSpring Semester 2022
LecturersG. Anagnostou, M. Ramoni
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentPrerequisite: Tunnelling I


AbstractGeotechnical aspects of mechanized tunnelling in soft ground or hard rock. Tunnelling through squeezing rock. Tunnelling through swelling rock.
ObjectiveUnderstanding the geotechnics of mechanized tunnelling.
Tunnel design and construction for high rock pressures.
ContentClosed shield tunnelling - geotechnical aspects
Tunnelling by hard rockTBMs - geotechnical aspects
Tunnelling through squeezing rock - design and analysis issues
Tunnelling through swelling rock - design and analysis issues
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